Monthly Archives: January 2018

Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 19:48 EST (00:48 UTC on the 19th) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-411 rocket designated (AV-076) will lift off from Space Launch Complex-41 (SLC-41) … Continue reading

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Eternal Reflections

Image credit & copyright: David Kingham. There are certain images that, upon first seeing them make you stop for a moment in admiration. This image captured by David Kingham at Oxbow Bend on the Snake River in Wyoming’s Grand Teton … Continue reading

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NGC 3370 and Friends

Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located roughly 98 million light years away in the constellation Leo is this beautiful grand design spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 3370 shown here in amazing HD thanks to the orbiting legend in the … Continue reading

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India’s PSLV-C40 Flight Next Week

Image credit & copyright: India Space Research Organization (ISRO). Live streaming links and information at the bottom of the post. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 22:58 EST (03:58 UTC on the 12th), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will … Continue reading

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Delta IV to Serve the U.S. Government With NROL-47 from CA

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, January 12, 2018 at 13:00 PST (16:00 EST & 21:00 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching a Delta IV rocket in its Medium + (5,2) configuration carrying … Continue reading

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SpaceX Secret Zuma Mission from Cape Canaveral Coming Up

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates as information on this mission has been slow coming. Launch Alert! Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 20:00 EST (01:00 UTC on the … Continue reading

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Gems in the LMC

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Back in March of 2006 Hubble aimed its 8 ft. (2.4m) eye at the Southern Hemisphere’s greatest night sky prize, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC); specifically at this beautiful star forming region … Continue reading

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